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A-Z

Someone recently had the idea of alphabetizing a movie list. (Some others are here, here, and here.) I’m not really sticking to the strict rules. And this isn’t definitive, etc. etc. Most are just the first titles that sprang to mind that are generally good. To spice it up, there are numbers (1-9, more or less) at the bottom.

L’Avventura – 1961, Michelangelo Antonioni

Band of Outsiders – 1964, Jean-Luc Godard

Children of Men – 2006, Alfonso Cuarón

Dr. Strangelove – 1964, Stanley Kubrick

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – 2004, Michel Gondry

Fight Club – 1999, David Fincher

The Grand Illusion – 1937, Jean Renoir

High and Low – 1963, Akira Kurosawa

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – 1989, Steven Spielberg

The Jerk – 1979, Carl Reiner

Kagemusha – 1980, Akira Kurosawa

Ladri di Biciclette – 1948, Vittorio de Sica

The Maltese Falcon – 1941, John Huston

La Notte – 1962, Michelangelo Antonioni

O Brother, Where Art Thou? – 2000, Joel & Ethan Coen

Pierrot Le Fou – 1965, Jean-Luc Godard

The Quiet Man – 1952, John Ford

Rebecca – 1940, Alfred Hitchcock

Superman: The Movie – 1978, Richard Donner

Tokyo Story – 1953, Yasujiro Ozu

Ugetsu – 1953, Kenji Mizoguchi

Volver – 2006, Pedro Almodóvar

Wild Strawberries – 1957, Ingmar Bergman

Extáze – 1933, Gustav Machatý

Yojimbo – 1961, Akira Kurosawa

Zoolander – 2001, Ben Stiller

12 Monkeys – 1995, Terry Gilliam

2001: A Space Odyssey – 1968, Stanley Kubrick

The 39 Steps – 1935, Alfred Hitchcock

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home – 1986, Leonard Nimoy

The Fifth (5) Element – 1997, Luc Besson

The Sixth (6) Sense – 1999, M. Night Shyamalan

Seven (7) Samurai – 1954, Akira Kurosawa

8½ – 1960, Federico Fellini

1941 – 1979, Steven Spielberg

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5 thoughts on “A-Z

  1. Interesting – we actually have four matches with Fight Club, The Maltese Falcon, Ladri Di Biciclette (Bicycle Thieves on my list), and The Quiet Man…

  2. I knew we had some things in common. I haven’t seen The Quiet Man in years, but there’s not a lot of selection in the “Q” category. I appreciated your inclusion of Jules et Jim, but, pathetically, I have yet to see it. Hence, The Jerk.

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  4. Whoa – The Decalogue totally got the shaft at the end.

  5. Frick. How about this: it goes without saying. Or, that would’ve been too easy and not interesting enough. Like I said, they don’t reflect my actual favorites. But thank you for pointing it out.

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